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PBS
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm PST
president obama is image as a commanding leader -- embolden president obama's image as a commanding leader. the filmmakers have denied this. it is a film that will help the president. >> i think it does a lot for obama because what it does, it shows that obama has a cool, compost, meticulous commitment to achieve something the democratic presidents are never relied upon to achieve. to fight and eliminate in the news of the united states -- in the knees -- enemies of the united states. >> the most gripping moments are in the last 30 minutes as the audience follows blackhawk helicopters to the compound in pakistan. the film might appeal to jingoistic audiences. >> they do not and the thumb with a fist pumping -- they do not end the film with a fist pumping, we did it. they ended with an interesting note. she realizes, she has no word go. she has no idea who she is. where do because the country? where do we go as a society? >> it is now seen at the top -- as a top oscar contender and a good example of female power. the story of a woman in the cia who hunted down one of the most wanted men in
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
, president obama said his calculus would change if the chemical weapons were moved or if they were used. this week, we have heard many warnings against using them. it appears some have been worried -- lived and the bigger concern was that some may have been mixed into the form you could use for actually dropping them as a weapon. we do not know how urgent that problem is. there have been conflicting reports. certainly you have not heard president obama repeat the warning against using them. i think that is because they do not have a lot of leverage for getting in those places. they have to depend on surrogates. >> if you think where they have more leverage, with egypt, are they urging leaders to delay a vote on this constitution? >> it would seem they are urging the president to rethink the kind of declarations he made. he has been saying to the west, this is temporary and then he puts a constitutional change which would seem to be strong. the irony is that president obama, having contributed to helping push mubarak out, is now facing the same problem that his predecessors felt in deali
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
. it has been over a month now since a americans gave president obama four more years in the white house. there are now more minority voters than ever before. and in large part, the republican candidate lost because he failed to reach out to them. if your than one in three latino's failed to vote -- fewer than one in three latino's failed to vote for mitt romney. what will the republican party need to do to get the hispanic vote? >> at a christmas party outside of boston, republicans are not feeling particularly festive -- outside of austin, republicans are not filling a particularly festive. they know they have a challenge in front of them. within two years, hispanics will outnumber whites in texas. >> if you want to know what the future of the republican party is, go to a national convention and stand on a chair and turn around 360 degrees, look at everybody, and then pick any street in the united states and put a share there and turn around 360 degrees and see if the outside convention looks like the inside of the convention. i will give you a hand, it does not. >> hispanic republican
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
. during the campaign, the way obama and by and talk about the war, he says we will be out of there by 2014. combat troops will be gone, we will be withdrawing the combat troops. it is probably still we have -- we will probably still have counter-terrorism forces and maybe even the others. >> you are watching bbc world news america. nelson mandela fight the long infection and the world waits to hear more about his condition. for the last two weeks, a volcano in russia has erupted. the country's far eastern peninsula is one of the world's most volcanic regions. the local people have been fleeing with the latest activity. the first time, it has been spewing hot lava in nearly four decades. >> fire from the frozen earth. the volcano last erupted 36 years ago and this time it is the biggest ever. 200 tons of law but is pouring out. destroying a nearby scientific camps. 29 active volcanoes. it is such a pristine landscape that is listed as a world heritage site and it is not usually quite this dramatic. >> i was in shock and it looks like some sort of armageddon. the way the law but is slowing d
PBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
search a remote part of our own planet, looking for life. gaga, president obama, and the pope. what do they have in common? they are communicating with their followers in 140 characters or less. the pope has said his first -- sent his first tweet from pontifex. >> now it was time for something completely new, time for the pope to launch himself into a triple threat. the first week, all over the internet. the pope still prefers writing willnghand, so his wheatweets be taught for him. the thoughts will be his own. the debate on twitter is not always the most respectful kind. will the pope cope? >> there is a risk, but it is the risk of going into a public square. anyone can say anything. there is some shocking. millions of people want to listen respectfully, and we think twitter is a good way to do that. >> in the shower of st. peter's, the first reactions were good. >> most of my children are tweaking, -- tweeting, so they will really connect. they will realize he has been helped along the way, but those little snippets of information are coming to them directly from the holy father are
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